10-week courses

Freshen up technical skills and revive your creativity in the studios this Spring for 3 hours a week. TSA has a range of offerings for all skill levels in our 10-week courses.
Beyond the Flat: The Photograph as Material and Object

This course investigates the intersection of contemporary photography with sculpture, print, painting, drawings and new media. Since Conceptual Photography, artists have been challenging the ideas and implications of the image, pushing the boundaries of what can be considered ...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
6-week courses
10-week courses

NOTES: Some knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom are an asset. The Lab/Materials fee covers printing costs.
Ceramics: Handbuilding Explorations

Students will explore a variety of ceramic handbuilding techniques to create ceramic art - functional, sculptural or decorative.  Techniques such as slip and score, pinching, rolling, draping and coiling will be demonstrated with special attention given to exploring textu...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
6-week courses
12-week courses
10-week courses

NOTES: $45 materials fee includes a bag of Cone 6 Stonewarer clay (20lbs), all firings, use of glazes and tools on site. Additional bags of clay are available for purchase at TSA (Note: all clay used at TSA must be purchased from TSA)
Ceramics: Introduction to Handbuilding & Throwing

This class is designed to introduce students to hand-building and throwing with clay on the pottery wheel. Students will be able to make a number of pieces that can be functional, decorative or sculptural. A basic understanding of the ceramic process will be covered, from wedg...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
6-week courses
12-week courses
10-week courses

NOTES: Materials Fee includes a bag of Cone 6, stoneware clay (20lbs) and all firing, use of glazes and tools. Only clay from TSA may be used.
Collage Explorations

This fun and challenging course will introduce the fundamentals of transforming papers through paper cutting processes and creating a wide range of collage works. We will work with a variety of intriguing papers and collage materials such as photo-based imagery, vintage m...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
1-week Intensives
10-week courses
1-week Intensives
12-week courses
8-week courses
1-week Intensives
12-week courses
10-week courses

Experimental Drawing

This drawing course addresses a combination of traditional and non-traditional techniques with various media and ground preparation exploring mark making, texture, line, colour and composition on different supports, creating abstract and representational work.  Throu...


LEVEL:
All Levels
LENGTH:
8-week courses
6-week courses
10-week courses

Fundamental Ceramics - Friday Nights

Suitable for absolute beginners to intermediate level makers. 

Learn how to create with clay or expand your skills. Through instruction and exploration of hand building methods such as pinch pots, coiling, slab building and wheel throwing techniques, you wi...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
10-week courses

NOTES: $45 materials fee includes a bag of Cone 6 stoneware clay (20lbs), all firings, use of glazes and tools on site.  Additional bags of clay are available for purchase at TSA (note: all clay used at TSA, must be purchased from TSA)
Fundamental Oils 2

Students will apply a range of application techniques introduced in Fundamental Oils 1.  Painting projects will migrate back and forth from two-dimensional images to real-life subjects commonly seen in still-life subjects. Via demos and visual sources, students will ...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
6-week courses
10-week courses

NOTES: No Class on Monday Feb 17, 2020 (Family Day) Fundamental Oils 2 will be a 10 week course - Winter 2020
Illustrator/Photoshop

This introductory level course focuses on Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, the industry standard software programs used by artists and designers alike. All aspects of Illustrator will be introduced, and students will learn how to create vector illustrations, edit and impo...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
8-week courses
12-week courses
10-week courses
12-week courses
10-week courses

NOTES: This course uses Adobe Creative Cloud Suite. Students should have basic knowledge of Mac computers and Mac OS 10.x or experience with Microsoft Windows. Basic knowledge of Photoshop is also recommended. Winter Term 2020: 408- NO CLASS MONDAY, JANUARY 27 or MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17 (Family Day) 409 - NO CLASS THURSDAY JANUARY 30
Intermediate Drawing

This course is designed to further develop the student’s observational drawing skill set. Through in-class projects students will work towards making a transition from the observational approaches of figure drawing and still life to working from both photo sources and th...


LEVEL:
Intermediate
LENGTH:
12-week courses
10-week courses

NOTES: Fall Term: NO CLASS MONDAY, OCTOBER 14 (Thanksgiving) Winter 2020 Term: No Class FAMILY DAY- Feb 17, 2020
Painting Flowers

In this course, students will learn how to capture the beauty of a flower in paint. We will explore the fundamentals of flower painting including drawing, value, colour and edges and how to create interesting compositions. Students will work from life and photographs and ...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
12-week courses
10-week courses

NOTES: Winter Term 2020: NO CLASS MONDAY FEB. 17 (Family Day)
Sketching in a Blink

This course opens up the world of journal sketching and drawing. Students will sketch shifting subjects in busy environments – e.g. the fleeting images of a movie, moving objects like animals, cars and people in public spaces, or in a moving streetcar or while walking. T...


LEVEL:
Introduction-Intermediate
LENGTH:
10-week courses

NOTES: Field trips will form a large part of this course; students will be responsible for their own transportation and some associated costs.  The course content may change depending on the weather conditions, faculty and class decisions. You will be notified of any changes.
Weaving and the Physical Properties of the Line

This ten-week course is about exploring the physical properties of the line and the possibilities of constructing tangible objects using linear material with textile construction approaches. Specifically, we will be experimenting with the technique of weaving & interlacing...


LEVEL:
All Levels
LENGTH:
8-week courses
10-week courses

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